Procurement Operations Lead

2 days left

Houston, USA
competitive, negotiable
24 Jul 2019
24 Aug 2019
Rafaela Pitanga
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time

Airswift - Procurement Operations Lead - Houston, TX - 12+ months contract

Our client, a major O&G company, is seeking a Procurement Operations Lead to work in Houstonm TX on a long-term contract.

Main responsibilities:

  • Manage and lead the international procurement operations team in the hub to ensure procurement cycle times are reduced and sustained at acceptable levels
  • Act as a senior buyer for all hub assigned purchase requisitions and ensuring the creation all associated material purchase orders in accordance with established procedures
  • Direct and/or conduct as necessary all procurement & expediting operations being undertaken by the hub team
  • Manage all supplier relations within hub procurement operations and enhance supplier relationships with key suppliers as identified and directed by the Procurement & Expediting Supervisor
  • Oversee all freight forwarding operations being undertaken within the hub to ensure smooth flow of material receipt, checking, packing and shipping in accordance with processes and procedures being operated
  • Provide review and validation of all quantities for shipments due to be invoiced as performed by the freight forwarder
  • Liaise with the Procurement & Expediting Supervisor and Logistics Manager to ensure that all materials procurement and logistics priorities are addressed and executed.
  • Contribute to the formulation and implementation of the procurement strategies and plans liaising with the Procurement & Expediting Supervisor as appropriate
  • Ensure all procurement activities in the hub are carried out in compliance with the process standards and approved procedures in the Company

Required skills:

  • Extensive experience (more than 15 years preferred) in hands on procurement and logistics activities in the petrochemical, oil or gas industry which must include procurement, expediting and international materials' logistics
  • Demonstrated experience in using ERP systems (preferably SAP) within the procurement and materials management areas
  • Demonstrated leadership/supervisory experience

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